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Job Search Series


Monday, April 21st, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014

Job Search 101: Foundations of Job Searching
·         Presented by: The Career Center
·         Date: Monday, April 21st
·         Time: 1:00-2:00pm
·       Location: Tivoli 266
·         Description: Get a jump start on your job search with this interactive workshop. This foundational workshop is beneficial for those who beginning a job search, soon to graduate, or have been searching awhile with no results. You will learn the steps to job searching, which job search methods will work for you, and create an action plan to keep you on track! In other words, the ABC’s and 123’s of getting a job.
Identifying: Finding your Niche
·       Presented by: The Career Center
·         Date: Tuesday, April 22nd 1:00-2:00pm
·         Location: Tivoli 267 (Career Center)
·         Description: Clarify what makes you unique, and learn how to build a professional reputation that will allow you to distinguish yourself; including how your skills and strengths match up with the world of work. Then, discover ways to identify which potential jobs/industries are a good fit. You will learn the steps and resources to finding job opportunities.
Networking: From Shaking Hands to Social Media
·       Presented by: The Career Center & Employers
·         Location: Tivoli 267 (Career Center)
·         Date: Wednesday, April 23rd, 3:00-5:00pm
·         RSVP: Limited space available. Call 303-556-2250 to save your spot.
·       Description: You know you need to network, but if you’re like most students the thought of networking your way to a job is not only a little bit confusing, but it’s downright intimidating! And yet, it IS true. Networking is your best return on investment when it comes to landing a job. Attend this workshop and learn what networking actually is, how to get started, how to maintain and develop those contacts, and how to build new networks both in person and online. Then put your new knowledge to work and practice networking skills. Hors d’oeuvres (appetizers) included.
Job Search Rotations
·        Date: Thursday April 24th, 1:00-3:00pm
·         I Need A Job!
o   Presented by: The Career Center
o   Location: Tivoli 260 (Conference Room)
o   Time (30 minutes): 1:00-1:30, 1:30-2:00, 2:00-2:30 & 2:30-3:00p
o   Description: Do you know where and how to start looking for jobs?  Learn a planned and diverse approach to finding job leads. Develop job search strategies to locate and land a job in today’s challenging job market. 
·         LinkedIn:
o   Presented by: The Experiential Learning Center
o  Location: Tivoli ELC
o  Times (30 Minutes): 1:00-1:30, 1:30-2:00, 2:00-2:30, & 3:30-3:00pm
o   Description: Did you know 92% of companies use or plan to use social media to recruit? This workshop is designed to gain a foundational understanding of LinkedIn and how to begin creating a professional profile.
·         Don't Bomb The Interview
o   Presented By: The Career Center & Guest Employer
o   Location: Tivoli 267 (Career Center)
o  Times (1 hour): 1:00-2:00 & 2:00-3:00pm
o   Description: This workshop will teach you what you need to know before, during, and after the interview.  Hear the tips and advice that will allow you to make the strongest first impression, including what to wear, how to answer common interview questions, what to ask a recruiter, and more.  Get the chance to actually practice interview questions and receive feedback from an employer on how to improve your interview skills.
Open Drop-Ins
· Location: Tivoli 267 (Career Center)
· Date: Friday, April 25th, 3:00-5:00pm
· Description: Stop by anytime to speak with a career professional! No appointment necessary.

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